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COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps - Part Time, 6 months

Actively Recruiting

Openings

25 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 27, 2021 - August 26, 2022

Application Window

August 4, 2021 - March 1, 2022

Locations

  • Altoona, IA
  • Decorah, IA

Contact Information

Jessica Carver
Recovery.AmeriCorps@iowaeda.com

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Position Details

COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps Member 450 Hours

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Description

COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps members serving 450 hours over 24 weeks will be partnered with the following organizations across Iowa:

Altoona: Caring Hands Outreach- Food Security
Serve with the Caring Hands Outreach food pantry to grow a consistent base of in-kind donations to keep the food pantry stocked with essentials.

Coralville: Coralville Community Food Pantry - Food Security
Unload and sort food donations for the food pantry. Train and supervise volunteers in the pantry. Assist clients in accessing the client choice pantry

Decorah: Seed Savers Exchange- Food Security SPRING POSITION
Serve at the Heritage Farms to maintain the orchards, gardens and trails. Harvest from the gardens and distribute produce to local food pantries. Give tours at Seed Savers to educate guests on growing food and saving seeds

AmeriCorps members will engage in service activities that include a wide variety of tasks that meet the needs of organizations where members serve.

Food Security: AmeriCorps members will address food security by preparing, sorting, packing and/or distributing food for food insecure individuals. Members may also serve in community or organization gardens to grow fresh produce for distribution to food pantries.

Economic Relief Services and Programs: AmeriCorps members will address the needs of Iowans by providing economic relief services and programs that promote the health, safety and independence of individuals and families. Under this activity services may also be provided to individuals experiencing homelessness.

COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps members serving 450 hours over 24 weeks will be partnered with the following organizations across Iowa:

Altoona: Caring Hands Outreach- Food Security
Serve with the Caring Hands Outreach food pantry to grow a consistent base of in-kind donations to keep the food pantry stocked with essentials.

Coralville: Coralville Community Food Pantry - Food Security
Unload and sort food donations for the food pantry. Train and supervise volunteers in the pantry. Assist clients in accessing the client choice pantry

Decorah: Seed Savers Exchange- Food Security SPRING POSITION
Serve at the Heritage Farms to maintain the orchards, gardens and trails. Harvest from the gardens and distribute produce to local food pantries. Give tours at Seed Savers to educate guests on growing food and saving seeds

AmeriCorps members will engage in service activities that include a wide variety of tasks that meet the needs of organizations where members serve.

Food Security: AmeriCorps members will address food security by preparing, sorting, packing and/or distributing food for food insecure individuals. Members may also serve in community or organization gardens to grow fresh produce for distribution to food pantries.

Economic Relief Services and Programs: AmeriCorps members will address the needs of Iowans by providing economic relief services and programs that promote the health, safety and independence of individuals and families. Under this activity services may also be provided to individuals experiencing homelessness.
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Living Allowance

$675 - $680 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Training

Education Requirements

Less than High School Completed

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Economic Security, Health & Nutrition, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

20

Location Type

Rural, Suburban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Jessica Carver
Recovery.AmeriCorps@iowaeda.com

Hosted By

Position Details

COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps Member 450 Hours

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